Saraikela-Kharsawan District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jharkhand) - Census 2011

Saraikela-Kharsawan district of Jharkhand has total population of 1,065,056 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 544,411 are males while 520,645 are females. In 2011 there were total 221,232 families residing in Saraikela-Kharsawan district. The Average Sex Ratio of Saraikela-Kharsawan district is 956.

Saraikela-Kharsawan district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 24.3% people lives in Urban areas while 75.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.5% while that in the rural areas is 63.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Saraikela-Kharsawan district is 909 while that of Rural areas is 972.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Saraikela-Kharsawan district is 159596 which is 15% of the total population. There are 82120 male children and 77476 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Saraikela-Kharsawan is 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (956) of Saraikela-Kharsawan district.

The total literacy rate of Saraikela-Kharsawan district is 67.7%. The male literacy rate is 67.11% and the female literacy rate is 47.57% in Saraikela-Kharsawan district.

Population
1,065,056
Literacy
67.7%
Sex Ratio
956

To facilitate the administration, Saraikela-Kharsawan district is further divided into 9 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Saraikela-Kharsawan Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Saraikela-Kharsawan district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 159,596 82,120 77,476
Literacy 67.7% 67.11% 47.57%
Scheduled Caste 56,195 28,243 27,952
Scheduled Tribe 374,642 187,149 187,493
Illiterate 452,063 179,079 272,984

Caste-wise Population - Saraikela-Kharsawan district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 35.2% of total population in Saraikela-Kharsawan district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 56,195 28,243 27,952
Schedule Tribe 374,642 187,149 187,493

Religion-wise Population - Saraikela-Kharsawan district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 709,016 (66.57%) 365,955 343,061
Muslim 63,588 (5.97%) 32,758 30,830
Christian 8,113 (0.76%) 4,071 4,042
Sikh 1,114 (0.1%) 588 526
Buddhist 187 (0.02%) 110 77
Jain 72 (0.01%) 33 39
Other Religion 280,469 (26.33%) 139,590 140,879
No Religion Specified 2,497 (0.23%) 1,306 1,191

Literacy Rate - Saraikela-Kharsawan district

The total literacy rate of Saraikela-Kharsawan district was 67.7% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 612,993 literates, males were 365,332 while females were 247,661. Also the male literacy rate was 79.03% and the female literacy rate was 55.88% in Saraikela-Kharsawan district.

  Saraikela-Kharsawan district Jharkhand
Female 55.88% 55.42%
Male 79.03% 76.84%
Total 67.7% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Saraikela-Kharsawan district

The Sex Ratio of Saraikela-Kharsawan district is 956 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 956 females in Saraikela-Kharsawan district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 956 ) of Saraikela-Kharsawan district.


Population Density - Saraikela-Kharsawan district

The total area of Saraikela-Kharsawan district is 2,657 km2. Thus the density of Saraikela-Kharsawan district is 401 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 69 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,588 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Saraikela-Kharsawan district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Saraikela-Kharsawan, 24.29% people lived in urban regions while 75.71% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 258,746 out of which 135,563 were males while remaining 123,183 were females. In rural areas of Saraikela-Kharsawan, male population was 408,848 while female population was 397,462.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Saraikela-Kharsawan was 909 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Saraikela-Kharsawan was 922 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Saraikela-Kharsawan were 36,929 which is 14.27% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Saraikela-Kharsawan was 972 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Saraikela-Kharsawan was 950 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Saraikela-Kharsawan for urban regions was 80.54 percent in which males were 86.62% literate while female literacy stood at 73.82%. The total literate population of Saraikela-Kharsawan was 612,993. Similarly in rural areas of Saraikela-Kharsawan, the average literacy rate was 63.53 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.47% and 50.28% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Saraikela-Kharsawan were 434,348.

Rural Urban
Population % 75.71% 24.29%
Total population 806,310 258,746
Male population 408,848 135,563
Female population 397,462 123,183
Sex ratio 972 909
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 950 922
Child population 122,667 36,929
Literates 434,348 178,645
Average literacy 63.53% 80.54%
Male literacy 76.47% 86.62%
Female literacy 50.28% 73.82%

Child Population - Saraikela-Kharsawan district

According to Census 2011, there were 159,596 children between age 0 to 6 years in Saraikela-Kharsawan district. Out of which 82,120 were male while 77,476 were female.


Working Population - Saraikela-Kharsawan district

In Saraikela-Kharsawan district out of total population, 430,051 were engaged in work activities. 53.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 430,051 workers engaged in Main Work, 57,441 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 32,167 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 228,598 181,056 47,542
Cultivators 57,441 43,996 13,445
Agriculture Labourer 32,167 19,060 13,107
Household Industries 6,061 3,802 2,259
Other Workers 132,929 114,198 18,731
Marginal Workers 201,453 102,225 99,228
Non Working 635,005 261,130 373,875

Saraikela-Kharsawan district Map


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